Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 130 128
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -41
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 52 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.32% 0.80% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.94% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 33
Berkshire median daily rate £465 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.76% -2.86% -15.15%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £188
90th Percentile £638 £451 £495
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £392
% change year-on-year +3.30% +6.19% -1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £36.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.99% +14.06% -20.00%
10th Percentile £15.28 £34.05 £16.73
90th Percentile £31.73 £39.35 £36.60
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.22% +15.63% -8.57%

Project Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,335 3,392 3,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.56% 84.42% 82.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,654 1,736 1,979
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £573
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 113 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -33.96%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.55 £39.20 £44.66
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.73% -2.22% -4.26%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Planning in Berkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 19 £450 +10.43% 2
Newbury +1 12 £290 -13.43% 1
Bracknell - 5 - - 1
Maidenhead -5 3 £528 +66.14%
Slough - 2 £470 - 2
Project Planning
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 29 (55.77%) Project Management
2 26 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (42.31%) Degree
4 21 (40.38%) Telecoms
5 18 (34.62%) PMP
5 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 17 (32.69%) PMI Certification
6 17 (32.69%) PMI
7 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
8 12 (23.08%) MS Visio
9 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 9 (17.31%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (17.31%) ITIL
11 9 (17.31%) Java
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (17.31%) Middleware
12 8 (15.38%) Master's Degree
12 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (13.46%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (13.46%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
13 7 (13.46%) Resource Allocation
13 7 (13.46%) Data Centre Operations
13 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
13 7 (13.46%) TIBCO
13 7 (13.46%) SOA
13 7 (13.46%) Finance
13 7 (13.46%) Programme Management

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.92%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Slack
1 2 (3.85%) Trello
1 2 (3.85%) Yammer
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
1 1 (1.92%) InfluxDB
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) GitLab
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Robot Framework
General
1 21 (40.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Project Manager
2 8 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Data Centre Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) IT Project Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Project Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Applications Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Applications Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Junior
5 4 (7.69%) Junior IT Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) PMO Planner
6 3 (5.77%) Project Planner
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Manager
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Jinja
2 1 (1.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 17 (32.69%) PMI
4 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL
5 9 (17.31%) Matrix Organization
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (13.46%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 7 (13.46%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (13.46%) Data Centre Operations
7 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.46%) Programme Management
7 7 (13.46%) Release Management
7 7 (13.46%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (13.46%) SOA
8 5 (9.62%) Decision-Making
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Change Management
9 4 (7.69%) Dependency Management
9 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 18 (34.62%) PMP
3 17 (32.69%) PMI Certification
4 8 (15.38%) Master's Degree
5 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) APMP
7 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PMO
2 3 (5.77%) QA
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
4 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
1 2 (3.85%) KVM
1 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) TIBCO
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Mirantis
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Progress